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Thoughts on Books #4

Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic by Tom Holland Excellent look at the slow decline of the Roman Republic and the people in the upper echelon who brought this about. The roles of all the major players … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Books #3

The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable By Nassim Nicholas Taleb A brilliant book dealing with several cognitive biases and our understanding of risk. Many interesting ideas are explored within and they raise even more questions. I think … Continue reading

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More books reviewed

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho This book has come with very high recommendations from several people I’ve met while travelling. Earlier this year I heard that a big-budget movie was being developed based on the book and knowing Hollywood’s terrible … Continue reading

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Book reviews

I’ve compiled some short reviews of the books I’ve read recently. Adventure Capitalist by Jim Rogers (http://www.jimrogers.com) Good book chronicling one of the world’s longest road-trips by famed investor Jim Rogers at the turn of the millennium. While overall a … Continue reading

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